Category: Family Law

ISLAMIC LAW – AND TRIPLE TALAQ – OVER THE YEARS – NEED FOR CHANGE !

The Hanafi Sunni principle of Triple Talaq –Unilateral Talaq by Husband (known as talaq-ul-bain/biddat) has been criticized a lot for the inherent gender injustice. It gives the arbitrary power to the husband to give talaqto wife without any […]

Supreme Court on Customary Divorce….

Comment : In this case the court was faced with facts wherein the deceased husband’s relatives sought to oust the widow from claiming partition – by relying on the specious plea that the widow stood divorced […]

Wife claiming maintenance after Mutual Consent Divorce.

 In Geeta Satish Gokarna vs Satish Shankarrao Gokarna on 29 March, 2004 in this case the wife agreed, at the time of divorce by mutual consent not to seek maintenance, having receieved an amount as full and […]